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SECONDARY EDUCATION AND TRANSITIONAL SERVICES
FOR HANDICAPPED YOUTH  (CFDA 84.158)

I.    PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation: Education of the Handicapped Act, Part C Section 626, Public
Law 98-199, (20 USC 1425, 1426 and 1427 and 29 USC 1501 and 777(a)) (Ex-
pires September 30, 1986).

Funding Since 1984:

Fiscal Year                     Authorization                     Appropriation

1984                              $    6,000,000                          $    6,000,000

Purpose: To strengthen and coordinate education, training, and related
services for handicapped youth. To assist in the transitional process to
postsecondary education, vocational training, competitive employment, con-
tinuing education, or adult services. To stimulate the improvement and
development of programs for special education at the secondary level.

Application and Award Process: Grants or contracts are made to institutions
of higher education, State or local education agencies, or other public
and private non profit institutions or agencies (including the State job
training coordinating councils and administrative entities established
under the Job Training Partnership Act).

Duration and Phasing of Activities:    Grants are made for one to three years.

II.   Response to GEPA 417 (a)
A.   Goals and Objectives:

During FY 1984 the Department's principal  objectives for this program were:

o   To   publish   regulations   and   grant   application   procedures   in   the
Federal Register.

o   To select and award the initial  grants for the program.
B*    Progress and Accomplishments:

o   Grant application procedures  were   revised  and published   following
comments and the release of final  regulations.

o   Initial grants were made to 50 successful   applicants.